B-26 Marauder

A detailed account of the restoration of B-26 Marauder ‘Flak-Bait’, the Only US warplane to Survive 200 Bombing Missions during World War II

During the restoration process, number of interesting discoveries have been made on B-26 Marauder ‘Flak-Bait’ airframe. When World War… Read More

6 months ago

The ringmaster’s Grand Finale: Legendary German Ace Adolf Galland tells the exciting story of his last combat mission

“As usual in dogfight, I was tense and excited. I forgot to release the second safety catch for the… Read More

3 years ago

Meet B-52 ‘Flak-Bait II,’ the BUFF named after the B-26 ‘Flak-Bait,’ the U.S. warplane that flew the most combat missions in World War II

Flak-Bait II now shares common name and heritage with the older bomber. When World War II ended in 1945,… Read More

3 years ago

The Story of James P. Muri, the B-26 pilot who buzzed the flight deck of Japanese Aircraft Carrier Akagi during the Battle of Midway to save his crew

Muri's bomber was struck and three crewmen were wounded, but he launched torpedo at the aircraft carrier Akagi and… Read More

3 years ago

B-26 Vs Me 262: the Marauder close encounters with the jets flown by Luftwaffe’s Experten

Interrogated after the war the famed ace Adolf Galland stated the B-26 was the one Allied aircraft he least liked… Read More

4 years ago

MILD AND BITTER, FLAK BAIT and the other ETO 100-mission B-26 Marauders

The all-time B-26 mission record went to FLAK BAIT with no less than 202 sorties The medium bomber 'workhorse' of… Read More

4 years ago